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Caterpillar 140M Grader

Engine
Engine Model Cat® C7 ACERT™ VHP
Base Power (1st gear) – Net 136 kW 183 hp
VHP Range – Net 136-148 kW 183-198 hp
VHP Plus Range – Net 136-163 kW 183-218 hp
Displacement 7.2 L 439 in3
Bore 110 mm 4.3 in
Stroke 127 mm 5 in
Torque Rise 39%  
Max Torque 1079 N·m 796 lbf-ft
Speed @ Rated Power 2,000 rpm  
Number of Cylinders 6  
Derating Altitude 3048 m 10,000 ft
Std – Fan Speed    
Maximum 1,450 rpm  
Minimum 550 rpm  
Standard – Ambient Capability 43° C 109° F
Hi Ambient – Fan Speed    
Maximum 1,650 rpm  
Minimum 550 rpm  
High Ambient Capability 50° C 122° F
  • Net power is tested per ISO 9249, SAE J1349, and EEC 80/1269 Standards in effect at the time of manufacture.
  • VHP Plus is an optional attachment.
  • Net power advertised is the power available at rated speed of 2,000 rpm, measured at the flywheel when engine is equipped with fan running at minimum speed, air cleaner, muffler and alternator.
  • No engine derating required up to 3048 m (10,000 ft).
All-Wheel Drive System (Optional)
Motor Type 2 Infinitely variable axial piston
Pump Type Variable piston
Maximum Torque 13998 N.m 10,325 lb-ft
Operational Gears Forward = 1-7  
  Reverse = 1-5  
Operating Specifications
Top Speed  
Fwd. 46.6 km/h 29.0 mph
Rev. 36.8 km/h 22.9 mph
Turning Radius, Outside Front Tires 7.75 m 25 ft 6 in
Steering Range – Left/Right 47.5 degrees  
Articulation Angle – Left/Right 20 degrees  
Fwd    
1st   4.0 km/h 2.5 mph
2nd   5.5 km/h 3.4 mph
3rd   8.0 km/h 5.0 mph
4th   11.0 km/h 6.8 mph
5th   17.1 km/h 10.6 mph
6th   23.3 km/h 14.5 mph
7th   32.0 km/h 19.9 mph
8th   46.6 km/h 29.0 mph
Rev.      
1st   3.2 km/h 2.0 mph
2nd   6.0 km/h 3.7 mph
3rd   8.7 km/h 5.4 mph
4th   13.5 km/h 8.4 mph
5th   25.3 km/h 15.7 mph
6th   36.8 km/h 22.9 mph
Service Refill
Fuel Capacity 416 L 110 gal
Cooling System 47 L 12.4 gal
Hydraulic System – Tank 60 L 15.9 gal
Engine Oil 30 L 7.9 gal
Trans./Diff./Final Drives 65 L 17.2 gal
Tandem Housing (each) 64 L 16.9 gal
Front Wheel Spindle Bearing Housing 0.9 L 0.24 gal
Circle Drive Housing   7 L 1.8 gal
Frame
Circle  
Diameter 1530 mm 60.2 in
Height 138 mm 5.4 in
Blade Beam Thickness 40 mm 1.6 mm
Drawbar    
Height 152 mm 6 in
Width 76.2 mm 3 in
Front Frame Structure    
Height 305 mm 12 in
Width 305 mm 12 in
Thickness 16 mm 0.6 in
Front Axle 3048 m 10,000 ft
Height to Center 571 mm 23 in
Wheel Lean, Left/Right 18 degrees  
Total Oscillation Per Side 32 degrees  
 
140M Net Power
Gear VHP
kW (hp) – Net
VHP Plus
kW (hp) – Net
Fwd. 1st 136 (183) 136 (183)
2nd 140 (188) 140 (188)
3rd 144 (193) 144 (193)
4th 148 (198) 148 (198)
5th 148 (198) 151 (203)
6th 148 (198) 155 (208)
7th 148 (198) 159 (213)
8th 148 (198) 163 (218)
Rev. 1st 136 (183) 136 (183)
2nd 140 (188) 140 (188)
3rd – 6th 144 (193) 144 (193)
Power Train
Forward/Reverse Gears 8 Fwd/6 Rev
Transmission Direct drive, power shift, countershaft
Brakes  
Service Multiple oil disc
Service, Surface Area 23 000 cm 2 3,565 in 2
Parking Multiple oil disc
Secondary Dual circuit control system
Hydraulic System
Circuit Type Electro-hydraulic load sensing, closed center
Pump Type Variable piston
Pump Output 210 L/min 55.7 gal/min
Maximum System Pressure 24 150 kPa 3,500 psi
Standby Pressure 3100 kPa 450 psi
  • Pump output measured at 2,150 rpm.
Tandems
Height 506 mm 19.9 in
Width 201 mm 7.9 in
Sidewall Thickness    
Inner 16 mm 0.6 in
Outer 18 mm 0.7 in
Drive Chain Pitch 50.8 mm 2 in
Wheel Axle Spacing 1523 mm 60 in
Tandem Oscillation    
Front Up 15 degrees  
Front Down 25 degrees  
Moldboard
Moldboard  
Width 3.7 m 12 ft
Height 610 mm 24 in
Thickness 22 mm 0.87 in
Arc Radius 413 mm 16.3 in
Throat Clearance 166 mm 6.5 in
Cutting Edge    
Width 152 mm 6 in
Thickness 16 mm 0.6 in
End Bit    
Width 152 mm 6 in
Thickness 16 mm 0.6 in
Blade Pull    
Base GVW 9873 kg 21,766 lb
Maximum GVW 13 458 kg 29,670 lb
Base GVW (AWD) 4 229 kg 31,370 lb
Maximum GVW (AWD) 20 769 kg 45,787 lb
Down Pressure    
Base GVW 7216 kg 15,908 lb
Maximum GVW 14087 kg 31,057 lb
  • Blade pull calculated at 0.9 traction coefficient, which is equal to ideal no-slip conditions, and Gross Machine Weight.
Blade Range
Circle Centershift    
Right 728 mm 28.7 in
Left 695 mm 27.4 in
Moldboard Sideshift    
Right 660 mm 26 in
Left 510 mm 20.1 in
Maximum Blade Position Angle 90 degrees  
Blade Tip Range    
Forward 40 degrees  
Backward 5 degrees  
Maximum Shoulder Reach Outside of Tires    
Right 1978 mm 77.9 in
Left 1790 mm 70.5 in
Maximum Lift Above Ground 480 mm 18.9 in
Maximum Depth of Cut 715 mm 28.1 in
Ripper
Ripping Depth, Maximum 428 mm 16.8 in
Ripper Shank Holders   5  
Ripper Shank Holder Spacing 533 mm 21 in
Penetration Force 9026 kg 19,900 lb
Pryout Force 8555 kg 18,861 lb
Machine Length Increase, Beam Raised 919 mm 36.2 in
 
Scarifier
Front, V-Type, 5 or 11 Tooth    
Working Width   1205 mm 47.4 in
Scarifying Depth, Maximum 467 mm 18.4 in
Scarifier Shank Holders 5/11  
Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 116 mm 4.6 in
Mid, V-Type    
Working Width 1184 mm 46.6 in
Scarifying Depth, Maximum 292 mm 11.5 in
Scarifier Shank Holders 11  
Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 116 mm 4.6 in
Mid, Straight    
Working Width 1800 mm 71 in
Scarifying Depth, Maximum 317 mm 12.5 in
Scarifier Shank Holders 17  
Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 111 mm 4.4 in
Rear    
Working Width 2300 mm 91 in
Scarifying Depth, Maximum 266 mm 10.5 in
Scarifier Shank Holders 9  
Scarifier Shank Holder Spacing 267 mm 10.5 in
 
Weights
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base  
Total 15 130 kg 33,356 lb
Axle 4161 kg 9,173 lb
Rear Axle 10 969 kg 24,183 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Max    
Total 23 077 kg 50,875 lb
Front Axle 8123 kg 17,908 lb
Rear Axle 14 954 kg 32,967 lb
  • Base operating weight calculated on standard machine configuration with 14.00-24 10PR (G-2) tires, full fuel tank, coolant, lubricants and operator.
Weights – AWD
Gross Vehicle Weight – Base
Total 17 573 kg 38,743 lb
Front Axle 4847 kg 10,686 lb
Rear Axle 12 726 kg 28,057 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Maximum    
Total 23 538 kg 28,057 lb
Front Axle 7532 kg 16,606 lb
Rear Axle 16 006 kg 35,287 lb
Gross Vehicle Weight – Typically Equipped
Total 19 883 kg 43,834 lb
Front Axle 5791 kg 12,767 lb
Rear Axle 14 092 kg 31,067 lb
  • Base operating weight calculated on standard machine configuration with 14.00R24 tire with multi-piece rim, full fuel tank, coolant, lubricants and operator.
Standards
ROPS/FOPS ISO 3471/ISO 3499
Steering ISO 5010:1992
Brakes ISO 3450:1996
Sound ISO 6394/ISO 6395
  • The static sound operator pressure level measured according to ISO 6394:1988 for a cab offered by Caterpillar, when properly installed, maintained and tested with doors and windows closed and hydraulic fan at maximum speed is 70 dB(A).
  • The dynamic spectator sound power level for the standard machine when equipped with sound suppression package and hydraulic fan running at 70% of maximum speed, machine sound measured is less than 106 dB(A), complying with EU 2000/14/EC requirement.
Dimensions
All dimensions are approximate based on standard machine configuration with 14.00-24 10PR (G-2) tires.
1 Height – Top of Cab 3293 mm 129.6 in
2 Height – Front Axle Center 571 mm 22.5 in
3 Length – Between Tandem Axles 1523 mm 60 in
4 Length – Front Axle to Moldboard 2552 mm 100.5 in
5 Length – Front Axle to Mid Tandem 6121 mm 241 in
6 Length – Front Tire to Rear of Machine 8713 mm 343 in
7 Length – Counterweight to Ripper 10 144 mm 399.4 in
 
8 Ground Clearance at Rear Axle 341 mm 13.4 in
9 Height to Top of Cylinders 3040 mm 119.7 in
10 Height to Exhaust Stack 3124 mm 123 in
11 Width – Tire Center Lines 2127 mm 83.7 in
12 Width – Outside Rear Tires 2493 mm 98.1 in
13 Width – Outside Front Tires 2493 mm 98.1 in